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Boliden has decided to introduce an autonomous hauling system, FrontRunner, on 11 haul trucks in the Aitik open pit copper mine. The investment is for a total of C$31.7 million and will be ...


Productivity increase in the Aitik copper mine. High efficiency is a matter of survival for the Aitik copper mine in northern Sweden. The proportion of metal in the earth's surface here is so low – less than 0.3 %, that it can only be extracted …


Boliden has decided to introduce an autonomous hauling system, FrontRunner, on 11 haul trucks in the Aitik open pit copper mine, just south of Gällivare in northern Sweden. The investment is for a total of $31.7 million and will be fully implemented during 2024. While the production rate in Boliden Aitik remains constant, the needed transport …


To increase productivity, efficiency, and safety in the Aitik copper mine, Boliden went the automation route. The fleet of Pit Vipers will be remotely controlled by operators. Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden plans to raise the production quota in the Swedish open-pit copper mine Aitik to 45 million metric tons for 2020.


Already one of Europe's largest copper mines, in 2010 Aitik built new facilities and launched an expansion program that is set to double its production by 2014. As the mine's production increases, so must the size of its haulage fleet. Aitik started with 65-tonne (72-ton) trucks, upgraded to 100-tonne (110-ton) models, then to 170-tonne ...


Aitik copper mine investments. Competitiveness: The investment is part of the ongoing expansion of mining operations and aims to improve productivity. The project also includes deliveries from other suppliers in the Nordic mining cluster. Environment: New process water management and treatment is intended to minimise emissions to water.


The Aitik mine near Gällivare, Sweden, is the world's most efficient open-pit copper mine, according to its owner, the Boliden AB mining company. The 1.9- by 0.6-mile (3- by 1-kilometer) pit employs an average of 770 employees in northern Sweden. Boliden mines copper, gold, and silver from Aitik around the clock, every day of the year.


Sweden mines ore containing copper, gold and silver. Over SEK6 billion have been invested with a view to increasing the production rate and extending the mine's lifespan, while simultaneously achieving advantages of scale and reducing the cost per tonne produced (IM, March 2008 pp8-14). A new concentrator has been constructed, with new ...


Aitik, a Boliden owned and operated open pit mine located in northern Sweden, will expand production from 18 Mt per year today to 36 Mt per year copper ore during 2010._x000D_ The challenge for the mine operation is to double production with a planned increase of the shovel and truck fleet of only 50 per cent. This will be achieved through improved shovel and truck …


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Boliden Garpenberg - Boliden

Boliden Garpenberg kommer under vecka 25 - 28, 30 och 32 - 42 genomföra borrningar ovan jord. De planeras att utföras mellan kl 6 och 19 varje dag. Åtgärder kommer att genomföras på industriområdet för att minska ljudet till närboende.


Europe announces that FrontRunner, an Autonomous Haulage System (AHS), will be deployed on 11 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at Aitik, one of Europe's largest open pit copper mines, located in northern Sweden and owned by the Swedish company Boliden.. Boliden is a metals company with a focus on sustainable development.


To help increase productivity, efficiency, and safety at its Aitik copper mine, in Sweden, Boliden has looked to leverage advances in autonomous drilling. The mine has plans to raise production at the open-pit copper mine to 45 Mt/y this year, from 36 Mt/y previously.


The Aitik mine, owned by Boliden AB is located outside of Gällivare near the Arctic Circle, northern Sweden. The mining started in 1968 and is planned to last at least until 2029. Aitik is currently the largest copper mine in Europe, as well as …


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Climate transport - Boliden

Boliden is investing SEK 300 million in the expansion of electrified transport at the two open-pit mines of Aitik and Kevitsa, mainly during 2020-2021. In 2018 a pilot project was launched to electrify transport in Aitik, which incidentally is the world's most efficient open-pit copper mine and is situated in Norrbotten, northern Sweden.


Aitik - Strides to full automation. April 14, 2020. To increase productivity, efficiency, and safety in the Aitik copper mine, Boliden went the automation route. The fleet of Pit Vipers will be remotely controlled by operators. Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden plans to raise the production quota in the Swedish open-pit copper mine ...


The aim of becoming more efficient and increasing productivity is quite typical in today's mining industry, and the Boliden Aitik mine is no exception. The mine raised its production target from 36 million tonnes of ore containing copper, gold and silver concentrates in 2016 to 45 million tonnes, representing a 25% increase in production.


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Mines - Boliden

Boliden Aitik. The world's most efficient open-pit copper mine. Boliden Garpenberg. One of the world´s most productive underground zinc mines. Boliden Kevitsa. Open pit mine in one of Finland's biggest mineral deposit areas. Boliden Tara. The …


A mine of efficiency Sophisticated ABB technologies extend life of Aitik copper mine Aitik, Boliden's impressive open-pit copper mine in northern Sweden, recently modernized its complete mining operation to double production capacity and extend the mine's lifespan to 2030. In spite of the low ore grades, Boliden


Looking to get the most out of its 53-year-old Aitik copper-gold-silver mine, European mining giant Boliden has ordered 's FrontRunner autonomous haulage system for 11 ultra-class 930E-5 electric drive haul trucks at the open-pit operation in northern Sweden. While Aitik continues to steadily produce more than 200 million pounds of copper, 1...


The Aitik Mine has set a long­term goal to raise production from 36 to 45 million tons of crushed ore by 2020. To achieve this growth and improve the consistency and reliability of production at the same time, Boliden has invested in a comple­ High-productivity mine invests in hydraulic drives


In the northern parts of Sweden, near Gallivare, lies the Boliden Aitik mine. It was first established in 1968, and has since then grown to be Sweden's largest copper mine, milling over 40 Mtonnes of ore in 2019. From the ore some 90.000 tonnes …


The aim of becoming more efficient and increasing productivity is quite typical in today's mining industry, and the Boliden Aitik mine is no exception. The mine raised its production target from 36 million tonnes of ore containing copper, gold and silver concentrates in 2016 to 45 million tonnes, representing a 25% increase in production.


Aitik is an open pit copper mine and a mill located 60 km north of the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. The mine is Europe's largest open pit copper mine. It is in operation since 1968. It has proven and probable reserves of 213 million tonnes of ore at grades of 0.4% Cu, 0.2 g/t Au, and 3 g/t Ag (Jan. 1, 2000). The 1999 production amounted ...


At the Aitik mine (Figure 3) in northern Sweden, operated by Boliden Mineral, the ore is mined in an open pit at a production rate of 18-19 Mt of ore per year, resulting in up to 36 Mt of waste ...


Just south of Gällivare in the north-central part of Sweden lies Boliden Aitik, the country's largest open pit copper mine with an impressive depth of 450 meters. Operations include mining for ...